Yan Y. Lee

Yan Y. Lee
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Senior Financial Economist

Yan Y. Lee is a senior financial economist in the Division of Insurance and Research at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). She has a B.A. in economics from Columbia University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles. Before her graduate studies, Yan worked as a bank examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. At the FDIC, she has participated in a detail at the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. In her research, Yan is especially interested in the special role that banks, especially community banks, play in providing much needed credit to small businesses in the U.S.